Security measures, roads closure in Beirut

FEBRUARY 14, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Interior Security Forces (ISF) has taken strict security measures on the capital Beirut streets leading to Down-Town and Biel and closed Bechara El-Khoury road in both directions by barb- wires, National News Agency correspondent in Beirut reported on Saturday.

It is to note that these steps came in preparation for Biel festival which will be held today (Saturday) to mark the tenth martyrdom memorial of late Former Prime Minister Rafic Hariri.

The field reporter added that ISF has also closed the road leading to Zqaq El-Blat area as well as those leading to Beirut Markets, noting that Fouad Chehab Bridge (Ring) is currently witnessing heavy traffic.

SOURCE: National News Agency- Lebanon